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Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Scoop

Hutt Valley Man Continues Anzac Tradition in Queensland

Lance Corporal Greg Sanford is one of five Military Police from the New Zealand Army's 1 Brigade who have been working with a company of Australian Military Police as part of Exercise Hamel, the Australian Army's annual foundation warfighting exercise which runs from 7 July to 1 August.

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5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Leader backs welfare reform but users wary

Millions of Australians face losing control of their welfare payments if a dramatic new plan, proposed by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is adopted INFLUENTIAL Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson has backed the "healthy welfare card", saying it would drive "deep and profound change" for all disadvantaged Australians.

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9 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Newman tells judges: get on with your job

QUEENSLAND'S premier is urging judges to get on with their jobs amid concerns Supreme Court justices are campaigning against the state's controversial new chief justice Tim Carmody.

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13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Pop star Ezra flipped burgers in Oz

BEFORE his break out hit Budapest began racing up the charts, George Ezra was just another Pommy backpacker in Australia.

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17 hrs ago | ABC News

Cane, citrus and lucerne crops hit by frost in Queensland's Wide Bay Burnett region

Frost has wreaked havoc in pockets of citrus, cane and lucerne crops in Queensland's Wide Bay Burnett region over recent weeks.

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17 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Regional Queensland's big problem

A MURRAY BRIDGE man will be extradited to Sydney today over the alleged abduction, rape and murder of a teenage girl at Albury in 1973.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bar/fly: Lion's Den Hotel, North Queensland

If you're heading south on the Mulligan Highway from Cooktown in Australia's Far North and turn off on to Shiptons Flat Rd towards Lion's Den Hotel , chances are you're going to the Lion's Den Hotel.

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Yahoo!

Qld tiger handler at risk of infections

Mark Turner, 42, remains in a stable condition at Nambour Hospital after Juma, the biggest tiger at the Sunshine Coast zoo, bit him on his left leg on Tuesday while he was being moved to a new area.

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NEWS.com.au

Smoke alert as fire threat enters day two

HE SAID what? A television host has enraged viewers - and his female co-host - for shaming a Bachelorette star and calling her a "sl*t".

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Related Topix: Fire, Australia, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

New Scientist

Ghost of the cloud forest: Seeking the white possum

New Scientist full online access is exclusive to subscribers. Registered users are given limited access to content, find out more .

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The Age

New resolution: Russia

Russia has called for a second United Nations Security Council resolution before Australian and international armed forces are allowed on the ground to support efforts to retrieve the dead and investigate how Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down.

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HarnessLink.com

Destreos eyes Redcliffe Gold Cup

Lucky No.5: Queensland warrior Destreos is hoping for a change in fortune in Saturday night's Gr.3 $40,000 Redcliffe Gold Cup.

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Qld man 'murdered' over drug debt: court

A central Queensland man who vanished more than two years ago may have been killed over a $30,000 drug debt, a court has heard.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Manawatu Standard

NZ troops on their way home

Mission accomplished: A New Zealand Army soldier prepares to take aim during Exercise Hamel, the Australian Army's annual foundation warfighting exercise, which was held in Townsville, northern Queensland.

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ABC News

Queensland prisoners take-up online study

CHRIS UHLMANN: Queensland's Liberal National Government has been unashamedly "tough on crime", increasing sentences, and restricting bail provisions for many offences.

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NEWS.com.au

Tassie bikie drug ring accused face life

THAT'S two women. And that's a freight train just behind them. So how did the lucky pair survive being run over? Footage reveals just how close they came to a fatal encounter.

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Blue Mountains Gazette

Troy Cox eyes US tour berth

A big pay cheque from a tournament win in Rockhampton will help keep Katoomba golfer Troy Cox on track to fulfil his long-term dream to play on the US tour.

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Daily Mail

Teenage girl gets $20,000 vest to fight disease that killed her sister

The $20K life-changing vest that's helping a teenage girl battle the disease that killed her sister just a year ago Sabrina has a lung capacity of 55 per cent and with the vest, hopes to build it up to 90 per cent A year after losing her sister to cy stic fibro sis , a 17-year-old girl has received a life-changing vest to combat the sam e condition ... (more)

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ABC News

Mt Isa's Dr Ed Buttersworth talks about the challenges of being a cattle vet in northern Australia

It might be difficult to imagine what a cattle veterinarian in Mount Isa would have in common with a bovine expert who hails from Hamburg, or a scientist from San Diego? But it's a common bond of equipping the cattle industry with the latest in medicine and science that has attracted the world's biggest gathering of cattle researchers to Cairns ... (more)

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ABC News

Tiger bites zookeeper on leg on Queensland's Sunshine Coast

The 42-year-old man suffered a puncture wound to his leg while trying to move the animal to a different enclosure at Australia Zoo.

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